Posts in Fly Fishing North Island

Techy Thursday - Plan Your Swing

Techy Thursday - Plan Your Swing

The ability to read the water will often make or break your spey session, and the ability to understand and control your swing are two things that set aside the guy getting the eats and everyone else..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/13/2019
Manic Monday - Lake Otamangakau Season Wrap Up

Manic Monday - Lake Otamangakau Season Wrap Up

The Big O has officially closed as of the 31st of May and what a memorable season it has been..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 06/10/2019
Friday Fly Day - Winter Flies Part Three, Swingers

Friday Fly Day - Winter Flies Part Three, Swingers

If you want to build a tally on the river this winter you should nymph it, however sometimes to get that eat you simply need to cover ground, and what better way to hit maximum water each and every cast and get noticed than by swinging a streamer..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/31/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Loon River Essentials

Win Stuff Wednesday - Loon River Essentials

This week we're giving away one set of what we consider to be river essentials from Loon Outdoors..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/29/2019
Salty Saturday - Travel Luggage

Salty Saturday - Travel Luggage

There are a few lucky people out there who live surrounded by endless flats, teeming with an abundance of willing saltwater species. For them, a quick look out the window will determine.... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 05/25/2019
Friday Fly Day - Bling on Winter

Friday Fly Day - Bling on Winter

Oh yes... if trout aren’t seeing them, they need to see them, and therein lies the key to successful winter fishing. That’s pretty basic. What isn’t basic is the thought and experimentation which have gone into our Manic flies, and in particular.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/24/2019
Friday Fly Day - Winter Flies Pt 2: Getting Eggy

Friday Fly Day - Winter Flies Pt 2: Getting Eggy

Looking forward to winter, and into the now, last week we discussed what it takes to get down to where the fish are. This week we are talking eggs. Love or hate them I bet you fish them, so let’s take a look at what winter run trout want..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/17/2019
Techy Thursday - Sink Tip Refresher

Techy Thursday - Sink Tip Refresher

It’s that time again when many rivers are closing, and the cooler weather pushes fish into the depths. As they start to focus on other things in life and stay closer to home on the riverbed, it’s time to dust off your heavier gear to get your fly right down into their living room..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/16/2019
Tauranga Flats Saltwater Fly Essentials with Captain Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly

Tauranga Flats Saltwater Fly Essentials with Captain Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly

We managed to distract Lucas Allen for five minutes to get the low down on the gear he runs on the boat with a couple of tips on knots and fly selections to get you up and running and ready to go chase some big greenbacked Kingfish and feisty Kahawai on the Tauranga flats..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/14/2019
Pure Fly NZ is now available OnDemand at TVNZ!

Pure Fly NZ is now available OnDemand at TVNZ!

Did you miss last weeks episode of Pure Fly NZ? Are you going to the in-laws tonight for dinner and are likely to miss tonight's ep too? Never fear, it's now free to air and OnDemand at TVNZ!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/08/2019